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Research Assistant / Research Fellow, STEM College

Employer
RMIT UNIVERSITY
Location
Bundoora, Australia
Salary
$93,413 - $125,341 + 17% Superannuation
Closing date
4 Apr 2024
  • Multiple Positions Available: 4x Full-time, Fixed Term positions for 12 months
  • Salary Academic Level A ($93,413 - $100,269) or B ($105,548 - $125,341) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Bundoora campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About the Roles

The Research Assistant will undertake research activities in line with the University's research strategy. It is expected that you will work with an increasing degree of autonomy as skills and experience develop.

The Research Fellow will carry out independent and/or team research that has a significant impact in the area of your specialisation and be acknowledged at a national level as being influential in expanding the knowledge of your relevant discipline.

To be successful for a Level A appointment, you will have:

  • Excellent track record and high-quality research outputs in one or more of the following areas: (1) design and construction of innovative structures; (2) digital design for free-form architecture; (3) high-performance computation, cloud computing, computer programming and graphic user interface; (4) robotic fabrication and advanced manufacturing technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both as a member of a research team and independently when required, to meet project outcomes and milestones.
  • Ability to supervise higher degree by research students.

Please view the position description for further selection criteria.

In addition to the above, to be successful for a Level B appointment, you will have:

  • Experience to supervise higher degree by research students.
  • Ability to build effective networks with colleagues and generate research funding through effective liaison with industry and government.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills appropriate for interacting with research students, staff and external stakeholders, together with a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

Please view the position description for further selection criteria.

Mandatory Qualifications:

For a Level A Appointment: Completed, or will complete within the next six months, PhD in relevant field.

For a Level B Appointment: PhD or equivalent in relevant field.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the STEM College

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before. STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

The College is renowned for its exemplary research in many STEM areas including advanced manufacturing and design; computing technologies; health innovation and translational medicine; nano materials and devices; and sustainable systems. Our brilliant researchers attract funding from government and industry sources.

To Apply

Please submit your CV, cover letter and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

Candidates are asked to specify the level of the appointment they are applying for in the cover letter.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Distinguished Professor Mike Xie via email mike.xie@rmit.edu.au.

Position Description - Research Assistant (Postdoctoral)

Position Description - Research Fellow

Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click 'apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

Applications close on Thursday 4 April 2024 at 11.59 pm.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via talent.support@rmit.edu.au or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

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